Estates Assistant Driver

Estates Assistant Driver

Post: Estates Assistant & Driver

Spine point: 14 - 16

Salary: £20,500 - £21,716

Location: Main base is Orpington/ Bromley with travel to other sites in South London.

Hours/ work pattern: 39 hours per week

The College

London South East Colleges is a successful and innovative College operating with sites across Bromley, Bexley, Orpington and Greenwich. With nearly 14,000 students and 1,000 members of staff, the College is a major employer in the area and makes a significant impact on the lives and future prospects of its learners who travel from across London to study with us. The College is also the sponsor of London South East Academies Trust, a growing Multi Academy which is rapidly developing a track record of academic and financial success. With a combined turnover of circa £65m and the ambitious growth plans of the group, there has never been a better time to join this exciting organisation.

The Role

Your responsibility includes cleaning of internal and external areas, ensuring safe access to the premises, undertake minor maintenance and decoration works, carry out routine and non-routine tests and checks of fire-fighting equipment, fire alarm and emergency lighting systems. You will monitor the Estates Service Desk and carry out tasks as appropriate in a timely and accurate manner to meet Estates Service Level Agreements. You will also be one of the main drivers for the College, which will include delivery of post, parcels, etc. When required you will provide back up support and assistance for the Security team, and Reprographics Room services.

Skills and Experience

You will have a category D driving licence. You will have the ability to communicate in a calm and professional manner with students, staff and visitors at all levels and have the ability to carry out decorating and minor repairs to buildings. Some experience of cleaning methods of both internal and external areas of buildings and grounds is essential and the ability to work unsupervised. You will work accordance with the College's Health and Safety Policy and College's Equality and Diversity Policy and therefore practical awareness of how to implement it is essential.

Full training will be provided for the right candidate who is looking for an entry role in the Estate/ Facilities sector.

The benefits package includes annual leave of 27 days (excluding bank holidays) plus 3 efficiency closure days during Christmas, up to 2 additional College closure days, and leave for volunteering (pro rata for part time staff). There are excellent pension schemes, including employer contributions (Teachers' Pension Scheme, Local Government Pension Scheme or Nest). Staff also have access to employee assistance programme, free onsite parking, salary sacrifice cycle to work/ bike loan scheme and annual season ticket loan. You will have access to onsite gym at Bromley, discounts in inhouse restaurants and hair and beauty treatments. We are investors in people accredited and committed to professional development of our staff members.
Recognised nationally in 2021 by the TES, as Overall FE Provider of the Year, FE College of the Year ad winning the Contribution to the Local Community award.

If you have any specific enquires about the role, please email us at [email protected]

As the College supports a number of children and vulnerable adults, all staff are exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Accordingly, all staff will be subject to an 'Enhanced' DBS (formerly CRB) check, along with a Children's Barred List check if in regulated activity. Any offers of appointment may be withdrawn if these checks prove to be unsatisfactory to the College. Self-disclosure will be required as part of the recruitment process. If you fail to make a full disclosure or provide sight of your DBS certificate then your offer of employment is likely to be withdrawn. The College's DBS policy covers the recruitment of ex-offenders which is available upon request.

(Previous applicants need not apply - if applicable)

Closing date: 18th July 2022